Stellenbosch Umasipala

The South African Institute of Race Relations (SAIRR)ranked Stellenbosch Municipality as the 8th best local government in its 80/20 report on local governments.

The SAIRR used 80 indicators to monitor and track municipalities’ performance after 20 years of democracy.

Top 10:

  1. Saldanha Municipality
  2. Siyancuma Municipality
  3. Overstrand Municipality
  4. Umdoni Municipality
  5. Drakenstein Municipality
  6. Mossel Bay Municipality
  7. Swartland Municipality
  8. Stellenbosch Municipality
  9. Gamagara Municipality
  10. The City of Cape Town

Main indicators were: the rate of poverty, proportion of people aged 20 and older who passed Grade 12 and the proportion of households with basic services such as electricity for lighting, access to piped water and access to toilets.

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